Software Engineering Leader

Your tasks


Continental Automotive is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world and a leader in automated driving. Through our pioneering technologies and services, we’re changing the future of mobility to make it more safe, smart, and sustainable.


The Architecture and Network (AN) group in Auburn Hills, MI is seeking a Software Engineering Leader to join our team.


Are you ready to work on the next generation of connected vehicles? Come join us and help reduce pollution saving trips to the dealership by delivering remote diagnostics and Over The Air Software updates. Help us save lives by enabling vehicles with Automated Emergency Calls. Enable the connected car with us!



We are looking for a Software Engineering Leader to build, mentor and lead a team of 5-8 Software engineers working in cutting edge Telematics projects.


The responsibilities include:

  • Career development
  • Performance assessment
  • Goal achievement assessment
  • Up to 50% in project activities that could go from software development to Agile Lead roles
  • Talent retention and recruitment
  • Participation in team and region strategy
  • Support for quotations



  • Immediate Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition & Employee Discounts
  • Annual Bonus
  • Employer 401(k) Match
  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!
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Your profile


  • Bachelor’s degree in: Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5 years of C/C++ development
  • 5 years of software development for embedded devices
  • 2 years of experience working on an AGILE SW development environment
  • 2 years of experience working with CAN, UDS
  • Basic understanding of electrical schematics
  • Willingness to travel (<10% of the time)


Experience in the following topics is a plus:

  • Linux
  • Functional Safety
  • Cybersecurity
  • Telematics
  • LIN, Ethernet


Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Continental will offer visa support.

Continental will not offer relocation assistance for this opportunity.

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Our offer


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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About us

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary. The Automotive group sector comprises technologies for passive safety, brake, chassis, motion and motion control systems. Innovative solutions for assisted and automated driving, display and operating technologies, as well as audio and camera solutions for the vehicle interior, are also part of the portfolio, as is intelligent information and communication technology for the mobility services of fleet operators and commercial vehicle manufacturers. Comprehensive activities relating to connectivity technologies, vehicle electronics and high-performance computers round off the range of products and services

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